Candle Light Vigil for Destiny Brewer

By: Samantha Saracino Email
By: Samantha Saracino Email

A candlelight vigil was held Wednesday night at Warfield Elementary to celebrate the life of Destiny Brewer.

She died in June after a head on collision involving an allegedly impaired driver.

Family and friends came together to remember Destiny with prayer, performances and a candle light vigil.

"It's a remembrance for the family, not another funeral, but it's also an opportunity for students to grieve and share memories to remember Destiny and everything she did in her life. We wanted something for the students before they went back to school as well," said Michael Marcum, Warfield Elementary Principal

The vigil was also to raise awareness about Destiny's Hope, a petition to change the DUI laws and make them stricter.

"It's to show remembrance and awareness for Destiny's Hope so we can rally people for support so when we go to congress, people will listen to us," said John Evans, Destiny's great Uncle.

Wristbands and t-shirts were sold. All of the proceeds went to the Destiny's Hope Foundation.

"With all of the community involved, it really got the word out. I think this brings everyone together to show how great she was," said Cassie Robinson, Destiny's Aunt.

Many say it was a night they will always remember.


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